Constitutional Affairs

Man voting on elections in Europe

Speaking in plenary in Strasbourg today, Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, made an appeal to the Heads of...

MEPs vote

MEPs today approved the new distribution of the European Parliament’s seats for 27 Member States, after the UK’s departure, for the next...

Brexit Direction Sign

There is growing unease in the EPP Group in the European Parliament on the progress in the Brexit negotiations between the EU and the UK: ...

Brexit Direction Sign

"Unless there is a major breakthrough on the withdrawal results during the fifth negotiation round, the European Council has to postpone the...



The main responsibilities of the Committee on Constitutional Affairs are the institutional aspects of the European integration process, the implementation of the EU Treaty and the assessment of its operation, the institutional consequences of enlargement negotiations of the Union and relations between the EU Institutions.


European Parliament action on passenger data, taxes and Argentina-Repsol dispute
20.04.2012 - 14:45

European Parliament action on passenger data, taxes and Argentina-Repsol dispute

EPP Group members of the European Parliament backed final passage of the EU-US passenger data accord, a report backing a European Commission proposal to consolidate corporate taxes across Europe, a...
European Flag
Press Release
18.04.2012 - 10:15

Lisbon Treaty

The legal guarantees designed to respond to concerns raised by Ireland on the Lisbon Treaty received the green light today from the European Parliament to be included in a Protocol to the EU Treaties...
European Flag
02.04.2012 - 10:15

European Citizens' Initiative

On 1 April, the European Citizens' Initiative will officially enter into force. The EPP Group welcomes this major step towards more participatory democracy. This new tool was a major innovation...
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Press Release
30.03.2012 - 17:30

European Citizens' Initiative: a new tool of democracy

The Regulation on the Europan Citizens' Initiative (ECI) will enter into force on 1 April, providing EU citizens with a new tool of participatory democracy, unique worldwide on a transnational...
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Press Release
28.03.2012 - 14:15

Citizens' Initiative: A tool to engage Europeans in debates

Commenting on the European Citizens' Initiative to be launched on 1 April, the Chairman of the EPP Group, Joseph Daul, stated: "The 1st of April 2012 is an important day for European...
Press Release
11.01.2012 - 11:30

Draft treaty on reinforced economic union unacceptable-MEPs

The latest draft of the treaty on reinforced economic union is unacceptable - Parliament could not endorse it as it stands, said MEPs representing it on the treaty drafting group, Elmar Brok (EPP, DE...


Past Events

Good Administrative Behaviour
01.07.2015 - 14:30

Good Administrative Behaviour

Article 41 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the Union enshrines a legally-binding "right to good administration". As a follow-up to...


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